The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Engineer
Rank 507 487 459
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 76 66 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 47
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£378 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.03% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £410 £357
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £38.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 68 £378 -7.92% 19
London +8 38 £425 - 7
South West -5 12 £178 -60.44%
West Midlands +5 7 - - 2
City of London +5 5 £375 -6.83% 2
South East -17 5 - - 5
Birmingham - 4 - - 1
Hampshire -32 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £526 - 4
East of England - 2 £526 - 4
Yorkshire -9 1 £370 -
North West -17 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Newport - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - - 2
Romford - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Woking - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Brentford - - - -

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title.

1 98 (61.25%) SAN
2 75 (46.88%) NetApp
3 73 (45.63%) VMware
4 71 (44.38%) EMC
5 68 (42.50%) Windows
6 53 (33.13%) Cisco
7 39 (24.38%) Brocade
8 38 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 38 (23.75%) HP
9 36 (22.50%) NAS
10 32 (20.00%) UNIX
11 29 (18.13%) Oracle
12 26 (16.25%) Active Directory
12 26 (16.25%) Finance
13 25 (15.63%) IBM
14 24 (15.00%) Microsoft
14 24 (15.00%) Red Hat
15 23 (14.38%) Tivoli
16 22 (13.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 22 (13.75%) Linux
17 21 (13.13%) Security Cleared
18 20 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
19 19 (11.88%) ITIL
20 18 (11.25%) NetBackup
20 18 (11.25%) Banking
21 17 (10.63%) Disaster Recovery
21 17 (10.63%) Solaris
22 16 (10.00%) SharePoint
22 16 (10.00%) 3PAR
23 15 (9.38%) SC Cleared

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.75%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.13%) Apache
4 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.50%) JBoss
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (1.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.25%) IaaS
2 1 (0.63%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (61.25%) SAN
2 36 (22.50%) NAS
3 20 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (5.63%) DHCP
4 9 (5.63%) DNS
5 3 (1.88%) LAN
5 3 (1.88%) Internet
6 2 (1.25%) WAN
7 1 (0.63%) Firewall
7 1 (0.63%) DWDM
7 1 (0.63%) IPsec
7 1 (0.63%) Connectrix
7 1 (0.63%) VPN
7 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.63%) SSL
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.63%) VLAN
7 1 (0.63%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.63%) OLTP
General
1 26 (16.25%) Finance
2 18 (11.25%) Banking
3 7 (4.38%) Law
3 7 (4.38%) Legal
4 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Military
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.88%) Middleware
2 1 (0.63%) Flash
2 1 (0.63%) Web Services
2 1 (0.63%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.88%) EMC Centera
2 10 (6.25%) CLARiiON
2 10 (6.25%) Replication
3 8 (5.00%) IBM XIV
4 4 (2.50%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.88%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.88%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.25%) Clustering
6 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.63%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.63%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (0.63%) Celerra
7 1 (0.63%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.63%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 68 (42.50%) Windows
2 32 (20.00%) UNIX
3 22 (13.75%) Linux
4 17 (10.63%) Solaris
5 15 (9.38%) HPUX
6 10 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (3.13%) SUSE
10 5 (3.13%) Slackware
11 2 (1.25%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.25%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.25%) AIX
12 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.88%) ITIL
2 17 (10.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (9.38%) Migration
4 13 (8.13%) Change Control
5 9 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (4.38%) Performance Management
8 5 (3.13%) Workflow
9 4 (2.50%) Product Management
9 4 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.50%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.50%) BCP
10 3 (1.88%) Change Management
10 3 (1.88%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (1.88%) Time Management
11 2 (1.25%) Logistics
11 2 (1.25%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (1.25%) Service Management
11 2 (1.25%) Service Delivery
11 2 (1.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.38%) SQL
2 11 (6.88%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.63%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.75%) Perl
5 1 (0.63%) C
5 1 (0.63%) VBScript
5 1 (0.63%) Korn
5 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (13.13%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.00%) NCDA
4 6 (3.75%) NCIE
5 5 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.13%) Degree
5 5 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.25%) MCP
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.63%) EMC Certification
7 1 (0.63%) MOS
7 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) SLA
1 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 38 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (16.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.63%) vSphere
4 8 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 7 (4.38%) VMware Server
6 5 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.50%) XenApp
7 4 (2.50%) XenServer
7 4 (2.50%) vCloud
7 4 (2.50%) NFS
8 3 (1.88%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.88%) Firmware
8 3 (1.88%) SRDF
9 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.63%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.63%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 23 (14.38%) Tivoli
2 22 (13.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 18 (11.25%) NetBackup
4 11 (6.88%) SCOM
4 11 (6.88%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (3.75%) Legato
6 5 (3.13%) Puppet
7 4 (2.50%) ZABBIX
7 4 (2.50%) SCCM
7 4 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.50%) EMC Navisphere
8 3 (1.88%) OpenView
9 2 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.25%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.25%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.63%) Nagios
10 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 75 (46.88%) NetApp
2 73 (45.63%) VMware
3 71 (44.38%) EMC
4 53 (33.13%) Cisco
5 39 (24.38%) Brocade
6 38 (23.75%) HP
7 29 (18.13%) Oracle
8 25 (15.63%) IBM
9 24 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 24 (15.00%) Red Hat
10 16 (10.00%) 3PAR
11 15 (9.38%) SAP
12 9 (5.63%) Symantec
13 8 (5.00%) Hitachi
14 7 (4.38%) Citrix
15 5 (3.13%) SGI
15 5 (3.13%) Compaq
15 5 (3.13%) CommVault
15 5 (3.13%) FalconStor
15 5 (3.13%) ServiceNow
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